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The long night of dark intent : a half century of Cuban communism / Irving Louis Horowitz.

Author/Creator:
Horowitz, Irving Louis.
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 599 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-1990.
Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1959-1990.
Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1990-.
Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1990-.
Communism -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Military policy.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-.
Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
1960s: guerrilla dictatorship
The Stalinization of Fidel Castro
Castrologists and apologists: true belief in the service of false sentiment
Cuban communism and Marxist revisionism
The missile crisis: a decade in United States-Cuban relations
1970s: consolidation of communism
United States policy toward Cuba in a Latin context
Capitalism, communism, and multinationalism
The militarization of guerrilla communism
Military origins of the Cuban revolution
Ideological euphoria and post-revolutionary Cuba
Authenticity and autonomy in Cuban communism
Institutionalized militarism of Cuba
The Cuba lobby: supplying rope to a mortgaged revolution
Institutionalization as integration: the Cuban revolution at age twenty
1980s: militarization of the regime
C. Wright Mills and Listen, Yankee!
The role of Cuba in the pacification of Central America
Fidel's "soft" Stalinism
1990s: regionalization and retreat
Small nation, global pretensions: Fidel Castro redux
Revolution, longevity, and legitimacy in communist states
The dictator who would be king
New beginnings and familiar endings
Totalitarian options in a post-communist world
American foreign policy toward Castro: paradox, procrastination, and paralysis
The conscience of Castrologists
Social science as an instrument of democratic struggle
The Cuban revolution: the myth of theory and the theory of myths
Consequences of the American embargo
The Jewish experience in Cuba
Castro and the end of ideology
Military autonomy and dependency in Castro's Cuba
Cuban models and democratic choices
Endless celebrations for an old dictator
Reality avoidance and political pilgrimage
Three points of light: long term U.S. policy responses to Cuba
Cuba lobby upgrade: plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
The Cuban embargo and the American interest
2000s: dissolution of political power
The two Cubas of Elián González
Cuba after Castro: the historical limits to dictatorship
Humanitarian capitulation
One hundred years of ambiguity: U.S.-Cuba relations in the 20th century
The conflict between economy and ideology in Cuban communism
Transition scenarios for a post-Castro Cuba: speaking loudly but carrying a small stick
Castro's corn: petroleum and globalization
Rocky shoals of reform: Castro and the Caudillo
Cuba, Castro, and anti-semitism
Semper Fidel
Mi vida: the Manichean face of dictatorship.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1932 Fund.
ISBN:
9781412808798 (alk. paper)
1412808790 (alk. paper)
9781412808057 (alk. paper)
1412808057 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
215178011
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